Dr Stephen Fowler MD FRCP

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine


Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Medicine.

Stephen leads a research team investigating the clinical utility of metabolomic profiling of volatile organic compounds in the exhaled breath of patients with respiratory disease. He has developed a methodology for targeted sampling of the exhaled breath, enabling the breath profile to be mapped using expiratory pressure, this work has obtained proof of principle in asthma and COPD (published in Thorax and Respiratory Research). Stephen also has clinical interest and expertise in asthma and airways diseases.

Stephen is undertaking other (mainly clinical) research to aid understanding and treatment in Asthma. He is clinical PI for Manchester in the €22m UBIOPRED IMI consortium, which aims to characterise and discover novel phenotypes in severe asthma. Support NIHR portfolio and pharma clinical trials in severe asthma at both Preston and South Manchester.

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